ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: June 10, 2021
Night Monkey, Day Monkey
By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Lucy Richards
Julia Donaldson’s beloved rhyming picture book story about two monkeys who are as different as night and day – now with shiny cover foil!Night Monkey and Day Monkey don’t think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other’s opposite world, they learn to be the best of friends. From master storyteller, Julia Donaldson, and illustrated by Lucy Richards, this warm-hearted story about friendship and difference is pitch-perfect storytime reading.From the multi-award-winning author of a string of beloved contemporary classics, including The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Stick Man, Room on the Broom, The Smeds and the Smoos, Zog and What the Ladybird Heard.
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children’s Laureate, is the multi-award-winning author of many of the world’s best-loved picture books. Among her acclaimed titles are The Gruffalo, What the Ladybird Heard, Stick Man, Zog, The Smeds and the Smoos, The Scarecrows’ Wedding and Night Monkey, Day Monkey. Her books have collectively sold over 17 million copies and been translated into 75 languages. Julia also writes poems, plays, songs and fiction for older children and, together with her husband Malcolm, has performed stage shows all over the world.Lucy Richardson is originally from Middlesex, she studied at North Wales School of Art & Design at Glyndwr University, and now lives in Devon with her 4 yr old son and fat tabby cat. After winning an award from Hallmark for her final university show, it didn’t take long for Lucy to establish herself as a much-loved illustrator within children’s books. She has illustrated texts with Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson, as well as writing and illustrating her own book The Magic Sky. “In my spare time when I’m not drawing or painting, I love going on outdoor adventures with my little boy, whose imagination is a delight!…